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Back in Iraq
Back in Iraq
“Degrade and Destroy” ISIS…In the Next 3 to 4 Years

Significant details have been leaked to the New York Times about the military plans to confront ISIS, including prospective dates, troop numbers, and base locations. But the fundamental sectarian issues dividing Iraq remain unresolved.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.


America’s peculiar system for choosing presidents may help avoid post-election chaos.

Third Debate Recap

Trump shortchanges his supposed signature issue to defend man-crush on Putin.

Frozen Ukraine

The latest round of peace talks only mask Europe’s lack of leverage and commitment in Ukraine.

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